Some people say that except for movies, dining and shopping, Singapore offers nothing more to tourists, which is not true. This city is filled with things to see and do. There are a lot of impressive places to be discovered here; from the breathtaking views to dining and drinking spots, to shopping and nightlife, this island state got you covered. Here are some of the tourist attractions that you should not miss.

The Merlion is Singapore’s mythical symbol, an iconic statue to experience some incredible sights. While it is the center of interest, there’s a terraced sitting area where you can relax, as the area offers views of the Marina Bay Sands.

  • Singapore at night

Marina Bay is one of the most spectacular places in Singapore. The Marina Bay Sands hosts the Science Museum, a casino and several options for dining, shopping and nightlife.

Clarke Quay is a delightful place to enjoy alfresco-style dining at the restaurants and bars by the riverside. Also worth visiting here are boutique shops and nightclubs that lure tourists to come and enjoy what is offered.

Raffles Hotel can be easily seen and recognized from a distance. This colonial style hotel features 103 suites, an arcade of boutiques and stores and distinctive bars and restaurants.

Chinatown is the place to go if you want the lowest priced souvenirs to take home, so it is great for doing some shopping, as well as having a taste of authentic Chinese cuisine. You can choose from many restaurants and food vendors who travel around and sell their goods by shouting. These people are called hawkers.

Singapore Flyer is the largest observation wheel of the world, offering an awe-inspiring landscape. The experience provided during the day is completely different during the night; you’d have a hard time determining what time you should take a ride.

Universal Studios is Southeast Asia’s first of its kind. Some attractions of the park include The Lost World, New York, Hollywood, Ancient Egypt, Far Away and Madagascar. Choose from water themed rides and the roller coasters.

Singapore Night Safari is the foremost research and conservation center in Asia. The zoo has over 59 exhibits and a thousand animals from around the world, including rhinoceroses, vultures, gazelles and wild beasts.

Little India is an exciting and colorful area known for the Mustafa Center, a commercial area that is open around the clock all year round. It’s a great destination for shoppers and lovers of Indian cuisine.